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The "Golden Days" Puzzlers Directory

by Van Slyck D.W.C.

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Published
1886
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Philadelphie, PA: James Elverson, 1886. 144pp. Green stamped cloth, gilt lettering. Cover and contents are clean and unworn, text is mildly toned, faint foxing to endpapers. A compilation of nearly 4,000 names and addresses.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Confederate and Southern Bonds; Criswell's Currency Series - Vol. II

by Criswell, Grover C. Jr.

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$25.00

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Florida: Criswell's & Criswell's Publications, 1980. 374pp. Grey cloth. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper. Book is clean and sound inside and out. Phot illustrations of every bond listed.. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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My Moby Dick

by William Humphrey

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385147675
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$40.00

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Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978. 96pp. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Black cloth, silver spine lettering, tree vignette stamped to front board. Book and dust jacket are both in very sound condition. . Signed by Artist. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Daly's Billiard Book Illustrated with More Than 400 Diagrams, 30 Technical Photographs and 3 "Strategy" Maps

by Daly, Maurice

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Published
1920
Condition
Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
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$25.00

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1920. 276pp. Green cloth. Very light wear, but lettering to cover and spine is worn away, and heavy staining to rear cover not affecting interior. Contents are surprisingly clean and unmarked, and binding is tight. In depth strategy for billiards, with numerous diagrams and a few photos.. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Uhren Ein Handbuch Für Sammler Und Liebhaber, Mit 120 Abbildungen

by Bassermann-Jordan, Ernst Von

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Published
1920
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Good
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$25.00

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Berlin: Richard Carl Schmidt & Co., 1920. viii, 178, xviii pp. Grey boards, gilt lettering and decoration. Corners worn, backstrip half missing, contents clean and unmarked, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, binding is tight. Illustrated throughout. Text is in German, glossary in rear in German, English and French.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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New Angles to Bass Fishing

by Radke, Ernst F.

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Published
1955
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Greenberg, 1955. 188pp. Tan linen cover, orange decoration, gilt spine lettering. Covers unworn and clean, contents age-toned, some darkening to endpapers, owner's name in pencil on front pastedown. Book is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Unclipped dust jacket is moderately soiled and chipped and is essentially complete.. Signed by Author.… Read more
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Dirty Dining, A Cookbook and More for Lovers - SIGNED BY AUTHOR

by Bivona, Ginnie

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781556222580
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$15.00

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Universiity of Pennsylvania: Republic of Texas Press (Wordware Publishing, Inc.), 1993. 135pp. Spiral bound, pictorial cover. In very good condition. SIGNED on the title page, by the author, in sexy red ink.. Signed by Author. Spiral Bound. Very Good.
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"The Kid" A Tennis Lesson

by Tilden, William T.

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Published
1924
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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New York: American Sports Publishing Company, 1924. 68pp +14 pp ads and tennis wear advice. Light soil, moderate chipping to spine, light exterrnal wear, 1/2 inch ink spot near foredge of front cover, internally clean and sound, order blank at front still present. Tennis instructions and practical advice by tennis great Bill Tilden himself, plus photos. Spalding… Read more
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Woodcraft

by Fagans, Philip D. (Editor)

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
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$50.00

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New York: The University Society, 1933. 382pp. Green cloth, black lettering and decoration. A very nice ex-library copy, unworn and apparently unread. Stamps on endpapers are only ex-library marks, contents are clean, and binding is tight.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Abriß Der Getriebelehre Mit Besonderer Anwendung Uaf Die Uhrmacherei Und Feinmechanik.

by Dietzschold, C.

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Published
1905
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Krems A. Donau: C. Dietzscholds, 1905. 219pp. Blue flexible boards. Text in German. Covers scuffed and rubbed, text is clean and binding is tight, owner's bookplate and name on front endpapers. This is the original 1905 publication, NOT a recent reprint.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Notes on Practical Cotton Finishing

by Edge, J. Harold

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Published
1911
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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London: The Trade Papers Publishing Co., Ltd., 1911. 103pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering. LIght corner wear, some bubbling and small stains on rear board, front free endpaper missing, text is age-toned but otherwise unmarked, and book is overall in sound condition. Discussion of cotton finishing, clearly and interestingly written, including a dictionary of finishing materials.. First… Read more
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Cotton Magic ; The Elementary Principles of Cotton Manufacture

by Barnwell, Mildred Gwin

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
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$75.00

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Clinton, South Carolina: The Jacobs Press, 1945. 114pp. Marroon buckram, gilt lettering. Covers are clean and sound, mild fading to top edges, contents are tanned but clean and unmarked. Dust jacket is missing 2 pieces along to edge, partially darkened, edge-chipped and worn along folds, but is essentially complete. The cotton manufacturing process, told in… Read more
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The Busy Woman's Cook Book

by Williams-Heller, Ann

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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New York: Stephen Daye Press, 1951. 342pp. Grey cloth. Cover and contents are clean, text age-toned. Unclipped dust jacket is chipped, torn along spine, light soil an dampstain on rear panel. Cooking in as little as 10 minutes.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.
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Les Faiences Anciennes & Modernes, Leurs Marques & Decors

by Mareschal, M.A.A.

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Published
1874
Condition
Fair
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$65.00

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Paris: Librairie Eugène Delaroque, 1874. 91pp. Text in French. Half-bound marbled paper over red morocco, gilt spine lettering, 5 raised bands, marbled endpapers. Cover and spine worn, front board detached but present, contents mildly toned, dampstaining to margins of preliminary pages only, owner's name and date on front free endpaper; text and illustrations ore mostly clean… Read more
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London: B. & R. Crosby and Co., 1814. 376 + index. Marbled boards, quarter-leather, gilt lettering to spine, engraved frontispiece. LIght wear and light chipping to leather, contents are age-toned and occasionally faintly dampstained mainly in margins, some offsetting from leather corners on endpapers, owner's bookplate and pencilled name on endpapers. This is a handsomely bound… Read more
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Philade;phia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1857. 288pp. Brown embossed boards, gilt spine lettering, engraved frontispiece plus 5 additional illustrations. Cover is soiled and heavily worn, spine faded but legible. Contents are stained and toned, and ocasionally foxed, some foredges nicked, bottom of frontispiece torn off with no loss of content. A previous owner has… Read more
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Perfect Print Control

by Dutton, Laurence

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$15.00

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New York: The Galleon Press, 1937. 160pp. Black cloth, gilt lettering. Cover is clean and unworn, contents are age-toned and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is age-toned, chipped and edgeworn, but mainly intact.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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Good Housekeeping, June 1908

by Phelps Publishing Co.

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Published
1908
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Good
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$20.00

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Springfield, Mass.: The Phelps Publishing Co., 1908. 111pp + ads. Vol xlvi, No.6. Pictorial wraps. Light cover soil and light chipping, interior is clean, binding is tight. Contributors include Thornton Burgess, Anne O'Hagan, L.C. Howe. Recipes, menus, fashions, etc plus any pages of vintage ads.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.… Read more
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The Delineator, June 1894

by Butterick Publishing

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Published
1894
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Good
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$20.00

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London & New York: The Butterick Publishing Co., 1894. 123, xlii pp. Printed wraps. Spine chipped, covers mostly sound, light soiling, contents are age-toned and have a few dog ears. Fashion articles and an article on "The Women's Colleges of the United States"-- "a girl's life and work at Smith. . Soft Cover. Good. 4to -… Read more
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The Delineator, July 1900

by Butterick Publishing Cp.

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Published
1900
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Very Good
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$30.00

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Paris-London- New York: The Butterick Publishing Co., 1900. 134pp. Illustrated wraps. A few small chips to cover and spine, light soil, contents are clean. Fashion and general interest articles, and 6 color fashion plates. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Magazine/Periodical.
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